DRYiCE MyCloud v10.4

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RELEASE DETAILS

Product Name DRYiCE MyCloud
Version Number 10.4
Release Month April , 2021
Release Summary
Overview

DRYiCE MyCloud is a proactive hybrid cloud management product that empowers organizations to optimally govern, provision, monitor, and manage cloud infrastructure. It combines data exploration and data visualization in an easy-to-use application that enables effective analysis and generates actionable insights for IaaS & PaaS resources. DRYiCE MyCloud's data-driven recommendations and advisories ensure continuous optimization of enterprise cloud environments across areas, including cost, performance, security, and fault tolerance.

Release 10.4 focuses on new features, enhancements, and integrations.

New Features and Enhancements
  • Cloud Calculator
    • Enables cost estimation for virtual server and storage resources in AWS, Azure and private cloud based on various input parameters

    • Additional support for network allocation along with IP address ranges for public cloud (AWS, Azure and GCP)

  • Process Workflow Enhancements
    • Flexibility to download and execute any Python / PowerShell script from GIT in process workflow
  • API Enhancements
    • New API to provide service catalog details
    • New API to update third-party tool’s job ID against a specific task
    • New API to update task status based on third party tool’s job ID
  • UI/UX Enhancements
    • Enhanced search experience with support for multiple “Request IDs” in various operation screens like Task Tracking, Request Tracking, etc.

    • Introduction of tool tips on UI controls to assist users to find correct control for modification

    • Enhancement on task parameter mapping screen to capture Ansible/Terraform parameters in key-value format

  • Component and Service Enhancements
    • Support for LDAPS for secure authentication
    • Approval workflow enhancement to handle scenarios where no approvals are configured in the workflow
    • Support for triggering mail notifications for tasks with “Pending for Review” status
    • Enhancements to GCP instance sync service to support the large infrastructure
    • Enhancements to VMware vCenter Network and Storage instance sync service to support the large infrastructure
Integrations
  • Integration with Azure
    • Support for syncing of Azure proximity placement group
    • Support for provisioning of virtual server under proximity placement group
  • Integration with GIT: Support for downloading and executing Python / PowerShell scripts, directly from GIT, as part of a defined process workflow

  • Integration with Terraform CLI: Introduction of two OOB tasks in orchestrator to execute configuration file, stored on GIT or local disk, using Terraform CLI

  • Integration with Ansible AWX: Introduction of two OOB tasks in orchestrator to execute AWX playbooks

Bugs and Fixes

Fixed and updated the vCenter Clone task to filter virtual machine based on like operator

Glimpse of Upcoming Release

New Features

  • Custom Compliance Management
  • CI Ownership Management

Enhancements

  • Public Cloud Compliance Reporting enhancements
  • Component & Services Enhancements
  • API Enhancements

Extend

  • Integration with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
  • Integration with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
About

DRYiCE MyCloud is a hybrid cloud management product that empowers organizations to optimally govern, provision, monitor, and manage cloud infrastructure. It combines data exploration and data visualization in an easy-to-use application that enables effective analysis and generates actionable insights for IaaS & PaaS resources. DRYiCE MyCloud's data-driven recommendations and advisories ensure continuous optimization of enterprise cloud environments across areas, including cost, performance, security, and utilization.

Differentiating features of MyCloud:

  • Self Service Catalog
  • Metering, Billing and Show back
  • Proactive Advisory and Recommendations
  • Policy Driven Orchestration
  • Dynamic Process Workflows
  • Customize Service Request forms
  • Virtual Server Lease Management
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Rich Integration Ecosystem
  • Forecasting & RI recommendation
  • Compliance Reporting
Support

For product-related inquiries, please reach us at DRYiCE-PMG-Autonomic@hcl.com

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